Randomness (r_ness) wrote,

I just filled out my absentee ballot for Tuesday's election.

"If you are part of a society that votes, then do so. There may be no candidates and measures you want to vote for... But there are certain to be ones you want to vote against. In case of doubt, vote against. By this rule you will rarely go wrong. If this is too blind for your taste, consult some well-meaning fool (there is always one around) and ask his advice. Then vote the other way. This enables you to be a good citizen (if such is your wish) without spending the enormous amount of time that truly intelligent exercise of the franchise requires." --Robert A. Heinlein
One of the great things about the modern world, at least in this neighborhood, is how easy it is nowadays to find the opinions of those well-meaning fools. The comments sections of news articles on political candidates, no matter how local, are full of them. Every idiot has an opinion, and many of them feel compelled to post. You can learn quite a bit about candidates from the people who hate them.

Makes research on municipal elections more fun.

Time to get this ballot into the mail stream and hit the road.
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